Nurses union files labor complaint

Norwich Bulletin, July 25, 2011 Norwich - AFT Connecticut, which represents nurses at The William W. Backus Hospital, has filed another unfair labor practices complaint against the hospital, it said Monday.

Management has “resisted attempts” to provide the union with “relevant information” regarding employee data for contract negotiations, the Rocky Hill-based union said in a press release. The union local, known as Backus Federation of Nurses, and management are due to have their first contract talks August 3 at the Holiday Inn Norwich.

“This is simply a delaying tactic,” John Brady, a Backus registered nurse, said in the union’s release. ... Nurses